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Shopping and entertainment in Hong Kong

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Nathan Road in Kowloon, Hong Kong

Nathan Road in Kowloon ©Joop/Flickr

It is fairly simple to travel to Hong Kong as US citizens can stay for up to 90 days in the city without having a visa. So there is nothing standing in the way of your getaway. The city is bright, busy and extremely modern, perfect spot for an urban traveler.

There are plenty of opportunities for shopping and entertainment as you can see in the below video, but you have to know that the city is a posh place, not leaving too much space for bargain hunters – you can of course get lucky sometimes. So here are a few tips about shopping smart. (more…)

The best things about Great Britain

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
Lake District scenary

Lake District landscape Alan Cleaver/ Flickr

There is so much we all love about Great Britain it would be hard to say it all. The history, the culture that was formed through the millenia from different cultures added upon each other layer by layer to form the wonderful country that is Britain today. And so is the green landscape of the island that charm everyone who lays an eye on it.

Now none other than Jamie Oliver invites you to visit Britain and discover all it can offer. Watch the video and read about the best things about Great Britain – at least what I think is best about it, then let me know in the comment section if you agree or not. (more…)

Last minute escapes to Europe

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012
English cottage

English cottage ©jf1234/Flickr

Finally, the sun’s decided to make an appearance, which is nice, but what if you’ve decided that you want to escape the madness surrounding the Games and just fancy a week someone peaceful? Have you left it too late and are there any bargains to be had right now?

The good news is yes. If you were on mainland Europe looking to come to the UK, then you might not be so lucky, but because the general flow of travel is into the UK, if you want to head abroad, then you might be in for some bargains. So here are some tips for last minute escapes to Europe. (more…)

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